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, the struggles of yesterday, and as we're approaching the an vary of the march on washington we have to wonder if the goals of the march on washington were met over the past 50 years. the answer to that is no, they were not. we need people not only as young as my grandchildren, they're great kids, weren't they? not only kids as young as my grandchildren, but people as old as you and i are. we need to put our shoulders to the wheel, ge make sure the figt gets done. >> michael: i don't know what you meant by people as old as you and i, but thank you for coming. i really appreciate it. >>> i'm looking at you, john boehner, politicians are on summer break, and what better place than des moines, really? donnie fowler and my good friend ben mankiewicz will collectively shape their views on that with me. they'll also share them. and ro khama getting ready for the silicon valley house seat. and whether vacationing or campaigning, a book that every lawmaker should have on their summer reading list, a dream foreclosed. i'll talk to the author about the people she met and the courageous action they have
. way before i started researching him.article, i ran into a social event. there are many in washington, d.c. nikita mr. thompson, i'm stewart. i said do you think we could talk now? remember he said, no. >> how old is he? >> 58. is he from? >> from jamaica in the perish of st. elizabeth. >> how did he get to the united states? >> he moved here with his father other siblings before he moved here, his mother had come here. and two of his siblings passed away and she was upset according family members and she needed to get away. she decided to come to d.c. to and then theatives rest of her family followed her a few years later. how old was he when he came to the united states. >> he was only 19 years old. he -- he had an education in jamaica. nothing that would really united states. so he had to start from scratch and earn a g.e.d. and went to university of the district of columbia. >> who was the first person he met in the united states who made the connections and went on have with the politicians? > several people he met along the way. i don't know if i can pinpoint the first person. h
organized a march on washington. he buys black, gay, and a pacifist. he will be honored with the posthumous medal of freedom. naegle,speak to walter and john d'emilio, author of "lost prophet: the life and times of bayard rustin." all that and more coming up. to democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. a u.s. drone strike killed two people in yemen on saturday. the u.s. has now carried out nine drone strikes in two weeks, killing 38 people. it is the most concentrated series of drone strikes in a decade. yemeni official told cnn the number of strikes was actually 12 and nearly a dozen of those killed were believed to be innocent. the united states has reopened 18 of the 19 diplomatic posts in the middle east and north africa due to an alleged threat. the embassy in yemen will remain closed, as well as the one in pakistan to to an unrelated threat. the guardian newspaper has revealed the national security agency has a backdoor into its databases come along and to search the e-mails and phone calls of americans without warrants. a previously undisclosed rule change allows o
trump speaking at the leadership >> this week on "q and a," washington post reporter nikita stewart discusses her recent front-page profile of washington see -- washington, d.c. businessman gerald washington. >> nikita stewart, as a reporter for the washington post, on july 13, you wrote a huge fees, front-page, on a man named jeffrey thompson. why? our local businessman at the center of major federal investigation and no one really knew who we was. so i basically told my editor i want to write the definitive profile of jeffrey thompson. when people want to know about him, they want -- i want them to refer back to this article. >> what we want to know about him? >> right now, he is the center of d.c. politics and some folks say he is actually at the center of d.c. all addiction basically falling apart. for years, behind-the-scenes, he had been giving to candidates. he had several contracts coming huge contracts with the city, one worth $22 million year. and no one really knew who he things came to light the011 over problems with current mayors. -- the current mayors campaign in 2010
. "washington journal" is next. ♪ good morning. august 12, 20 13. attorney general eric holder is set to announce that low-level, nonviolent drug offenders will no longer be charged minimum mandatory sentence -- sentences. it is part of an overall package to reform american prisons. he will make the remarks at the american bar association today in san francisco. we want to begin there. what is your take on the attorney general's proposal to reform the prison system in this country? republicans -- democrats -- independents -- you can send us a tweet if you go to twitter.com @cspanwj. on our facebook page, facebook.com/c-span. or e-mail us. we will begin with the front page of the "washington post" -- this is what the attorney general is going to propose, that low-level, nonviolent drug offenders with no ties to gangs or large-scale drug organizations will no longer be charged with offenses that impose severe mandatory sentences. it goes on to say it goes on to say we want to get your thoughts on this. what do you think about the attorney general setting this forward? this is his goal.
of freedom. we will talk about who he was as we move in on the 50th anniversary of the march on washington, which he organized. ♪ [music break] >> this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. white house has announced it will posthumously award the highest civilian honor in the united states come the presidential medal of freedom, to civil rights activist bayard rustin. obama will award him and 16 others at the white house later this year. in his own day, bayard rustin was a minority within the minority who tirelessly agitated for change. , awas an african-american gay man fighting against homophobia, and a pacifist fighting against endless war. he was a key advisor to martin luther king and introduced him to teachings of gondi and nonviolence. he helped to found the southern leadership conference. he was later the chief organizer of the historic march on washington for jobs and freedom, rallying hundreds of thousands of people for economic justice, full employment voting rights, and people opportunity. >> segregation shall be ended in every distri
homeland security committee. analysis from ted koppel of nbc news and "the washington post's" barton gellman. then presidential orders. strong words from the commander in chief this week about stamping out sexual assault in the military. the pentagon is preparing new rules, but there is an agreement on how to end the crisis. i go one-on-one with one of the lawmakers pushing for change, missouri senator claire mccaskill. >>> the immigration debate. a critical time for reform as members of congress head back to their districts to prepare for the fall fight. what are the prospects for passage? talk to both sides including the congressmen leading the fight against reform. >>> end of an era. the venerable "the washington post" is sold to amazon's jeff bez bezos. was what does it say about the future of traditional media? inside analyst from "the washington post's" david ignatius and david gross of "the new york times". all of that ahead on me"meet th press" this sunday morning, august 11th. good sunday morning. president obama is on vacation, congress is out of town, and although we are i
into the newspaper business. amazon founder and ceo jeff bezos acquired "the washington post" this week for $250 million at a time when newspaper revenues have hit a 50-year low. what is bezos saying that other publishers may not be? kara swisher is co-executive etd eter of all thins ding ittal and veteran of "the washington post." good to see you. >> how's it going? >> good. why do you think jeff bezos was interested in the post especially when he acquired it as an individual rather than having amazon buy it? >> it would have been very difficult for the company to buy it. they're already doing so many different experiments that are costly. jeff is someone who is putting off profits for a lot of growth. i think that would have pushed investors over the edge if the company itself bought it. >> that makes sense. but about do you think with his e-commerce experience he can reinvent the newspaper the way he reinvented retail and publishing? >> i'm not so sure. i don't think they're going to start selling kindles from "the washington post." i don't know what that means. he has ideas probably about ci
. in the meantime, i hope to >>> good evening everybody. thank you for being with us. washington has become an ent mow logical wonderland for the obama administration seems to be more obsessed with semantics and sentence con trucks than to capture a killing of terrorists. washington -- while dismissing any sense of proportion when it comes to radical islamists and the war on terror. anfor all of that, this was a red letter day. president obama's mantra that al qaeda is on the run today proved wrong yet again. you are looking at pictures of yemen where government officials uncovere an al qaeda plot to capture oil and gas facilities, to fire on foreign embassies, to seize -- news of the foiled plot breaking as the united states is stping up its drone attacks there. killing at least seven al qaeda terrorists in the southern part of the country. in the broader plot that led to the closings of 19 embassies and facilities and 16 countries still acted tonight with no indication that the threats have in any way diminished. here is state department spokesperson jen saki on the closings and the erts. >> our
to washington and a major announcement set for today from the justice department. attorney general eric holder looking the way some drug offenders are punished. today, the attorney general will direct federal prosecutors to move away from the severest mandatory sentences. it will affect low-level, nonviolence drug offenders. suspects will be charged with crimes that range from months or years, allowinging the judge to decide the length of a sentence. the justice department says it's to reserve the harshest penalties for drug traffickers. >>> there's been new criticism of president obama in his handles of russian president vladimir putin. some republicans say it's not enough. danielle lee joins us live from washington with details. >> reporter: the overwhelming message out of washington, is that president obama needs to be careful as he tries to strike a balance, restoring the public trust and protecting national security. while vacationing on martha's vineyard, president obama couldn't escape a moment of frustration on the golf course. back in washington, more troubles await the commander in c
>> and "good morning, washington," it is monday, august 12th, i'm scott thuman. >> and i'm jummy olabanji. we're going to start with weather and head over to meteorologist jacqui jeras this morning with a check of your forecast, jacqui. >> hey, good morning, guys, a decent start overall today, it will feel like summer. warm and sticky. look at our temperatures already in the he 70s in many areas, 75 in d.c., 70 mans, 72 in culpeper where you have a little bit of fog this morning as well, 69 in dulles and 68 degrees in gaithersburg. so our weather headlines for today, it's going to be warm with a few thunderstorms possible late today but the large majority of the day will be dry. tomorrow is when things will kick up with more widespread showers and thunderstorms so a few could be on the severe side especially south and east of the metro and much cooler weather is on the way for the middle and latter part of the week along with a lot of sunshine. more details on that coming up in your 70 just a few minutes away from. the belfort furniture weather center let's go to wtop, rob woodfo
police on and around the campus. even on this quiet afternoon you see that. the "washington post" reports guards will be posted at dormitories and a 24-hour shuttle service will be available to off-campus buildings. police will patrol the campus. that is not the image he wants for his alma mater, but as a freshman he was warned about violence. >> they said that by the time you graduate you would know three people who suffer through violence. >> they will not let it ruin the college experience. they will just be more vigilant. >> i know to watch my surroundings. lately i have been a little more nervous. >> despite the violent incidents, the summers -- the school says there has been a drop in crime over the last five years. >> thank you, ashley. the defense is set to open its case in a sentencing hearing for army private first class bradley manning. prosecutors called the final witnesses at fort meade. he faces up to 90 years in prison for releasing classified information to wikileaks. leaker edwardnsa snowden says he has secured a travel visa to visit his son in russia. he said he wants hi
us washington. >> reporter: veronica, good morning. the overwhelming message out of the washington is that president obama need to be careful as he tries to trike a balance between restore the public's confidence and trust and protecting national security. even while vacationing on martha's vineyard president obama couldn't escape a moment of apparent frustration on the golf course. but in washington, more troubles await the commander in chief. lawmakers are criticizing the president's plan by nsa programs exposed by leaker edward snowden. >> he's failed to explain these programs which are lawful, which save lives. >> we need to do better in educating our public so they are are not fearful that we the government are violating their privacy. the worm director of the nsa added oversight to hurt a key part of the program moving quickly to protect national security. >> so you need to be careful about how many processes you put in there. the >> reporter: the leak seemed to push russian relations to a post cold war low. president obama has now canceled the meeting with russian president
:35 and 73. >> still ahead on "good morning, washington" it's almost back-to-school time. we'll show you what d.c. school is doing to keep students safe after a rash of violent >> 4:38 on this monday morning as we kick off our work and everyone looking forwards to what kind of weather we're going to have. >> that's right, we'll head over to jacqui jeras to see what the weather will be like, jacqui, some good news this week. >> yeah, you know, we've got a few complications, i guess, in the week forecast but ultimately as a whole we've got a really nice week to look forward to. couple things to you will watch out for today. first of all, it's going to be very warm. in fact, a lot warmer than we've been the last several days. 75 is where we're starting already. we've got a little bit of cloud cover. as you look at the satellite and radar picture you can see there have been a few stray storms moving across southern parts of pennsylvania but steering clear of our area and i think they'll do so for the majority of the day until late afternoon and evening we could see things moving on in. partly clo
. and the price of fwas may be going lower. tahman bradley with more from washington. >> reporter: good news for summer travelers. gas prices are coming down. the national average for a gallon dropped to $3.56. at the's down a nickel from last week. >> every penny counts. every penny goes towards your budgets if other ways. >> reporter: this is just the beginning. by autumn, prices could fall to $3.40. >> if it goes down, it would be great. it would be a great thing for me. i would come into the city more often with my car. >> reporter: after three straight jeers of rising prices, the gas average for next year is expected to be $3.37, the lowest average since 2010. don't look for prices to fall much more. >> the days of the national pump price below $3 is likely a thing of the past. >> reporter: just last month, gas prices shot up 15 cents in a week. today, prices are better. according to one gas survey, charleston, south carolina, has the lowest average price at $3.27. according to aaa, the price is falling because crude oil prices are lower. they predict prices will stay the same or fall m
in washington d.c. history.vincent gray really presented -- he was the exact opposite. he was more friendly and much older.folks got behind him. let's watch vincent gray. he was already mayor when this was recorded. this was not the campaign that we intended to run, tom. i said to many people that we got into this for the right reason. i probably could have stayed on as council chair or done nothing. i got out there to be involved in this because i love the district of columbia. i am a native washingtonian. i am a product of the schools of this area. i am a product of the district redundant,.not to be i got into this for the right reasons. >> if you were not yourself, but looking at this from outside, what would you think? would you think that the administration is corrupt?mamma -- >> i think it is unfair to say administration. i have distinguished between the campaign and the administration. there is something about our administration that you want to put your finger on, and i would invite you to do that.but i think it is an unfair characterization. >> talking about the situation, >> what
, and the creation of a task force of private citizens. joining me this morning barton gellman of "the washington post" who has been writing extensively about edward snowden and the nsa, special correspondent for nbc news ted koppel, and the chairman of the house homeland security committee, republican congressman mike mccaul. barton gellman, let me start with you. has edward snowden won? has he accomplished what he set out to do, which is not only get a debate going but force change in these programs? >> he has accomplished far more than anyone in his position could have reasonably hoped to have accomplished. he told me his greatest fear was that he would come out and do this and whole story would be -- you know, roiling around for a day and it would be gone. now you have president obama being forced to say that he welcomes the debate, which he welcomes sort of like the ceo who gets an angry letter yet writes back and says thank you for your interest in our surveillance programs. but it's top of the ageneral da for two months. >> the president spoke out about snowden during his press conference
in psychology of fear which you wrote about in the "the washington post" this week. america's chronic overreaction to terrorism, we have created an economy of fear, an industry of fear, a national psychology of fear. al qaeda could have never achieved that on its own. we have inflicted it on ourselves. >> fundamentally, there are two sets of questions that apply in the war against terrorism. the one set of questions deals with the where's it going to happen, what's going to happen, and when is it going to happen. the other set of questions deals with what is it that our enemy, the terrorists, are trying to achieve? what are they trying to induce us to do? take a look at what's been happening over the past week. with a conference call, al qaeda has effectively shut down 20 u.s. embassies around north africa and the middle east. we just had the president of yemen here for a meeting with president obama. he goes back feeling wonderful about his new relationship with the president. next thing the president does is says in effect, sorry, but we don't trust you yemenis to protect your embas
81. now 88 in culpepper. shower get maybe a stray west of washington as we drop into the 70's. we mention a possibility of a shower or thundershower. upper airn disturbance moving across portions of eastern kentucky and north carolina. have, extrapolate what we most of the shower activity should stay south of the district and tomorrow a fresh chance of showers and storms and pleasant weather. we will have the pleasure of s autumnal all of it glory. >> a search for killer of a st. mary's county woman. strickland went for a jog and was later found in the park area >> when her body was down this a mile trail, a very popular trail, her car was found in this parking the park. detectives believe someone knows something that can help solve this mystery. neta hadly said mo everything to live for. >> she was a nurse with a good job in her hometown st. mary's hospital. she was soon to be married. her wedding website is loaded with smiling pictures with her fiancÉ. is an electrical engineer. police found her body friday morning in these woods just off her jogging trail near hollywood home.
. ken cuccinelli. he's focused on his own agenda. not us. >> "good morning, washington," i'm meteorologist jacqui jeras, good morning, fairfax, virginia, taking a live look at our weatherbug network. cloudy conditions but we will see sunshine. our ultraviolet index is high at a number nine. you can get a sunburn in 20 minutes. more sunshine in your seven day but we've got to get thunderstorms first. >> jacqui, thank you. we've got new developments in rhode island. that's where a 2-year-old boy is safe this morning after the murder of his mother and friend set off a nationwide amber alert. i see i see -- isaiah perez was found wandering around a housing project not far from the home where the woman's body was found. police arrested a man. but didn't offer the connection to the woman or the boy. >> 16-year-old california girl after kidnapped has been reunited with her father. hannah anderson disappeared last week. the bodies of her 8-year-old brother and her mother were found in the burning home of a family friend, james dimaggio. this past weekend fbi hostage teams rescued a
. a >>> edward snowden's father is sounding off and criticizing washington. he said he obtained the papers necessary to visit snowden in russia and said where the former analyst will remain for the foreseeable future. brian mooar has the story. >> reporter: the father of edward snowden says the nsa leaker isn't headed back to the united states because he won't get a fair trial. >> as a father i want my son dome home if i believed the justice system that we should be afforded as americans will be applied correctly. >> reporter: until then he said he'll visit his son in russia. snowden's temporary asylum there has chilled russia-u.s. relations and the political fur error here at home shows no signs of cooling off. before leaving for his vacation on martha's vineyard, president obama said he had already been moving the nsa towards more transparentscy and accountability. >> i don't think mr. snowden was a patriot. >> he betrayed his oath of office. a young generation believe he's a jason bourne. >> reporter: nsa wants a stronger defense from the president. >> he failed to explain these program
." reporting from washington, i'm jane o'brien. symbolic way felt president -- zimbabwe's president robert mugabe takes on rivals. james"whitey" bulger is found guilty. and we will meet the man who made it all the way to san francisco after getting a double long transplant. -- double lung transplant. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. in his first speech since the disputed july 31st election, zimbabwe's president robert mu gabe viciously attacked his opponents, saying they can "go and hang themselves." the chargey denied but at the vote was rigged. correspondent andrew harding has this report. victory?imous in not president mugabe's style. be's style.ident muga he had this to say. those who cannot handle defeat, can go hang themselves, said mr. mugabe. yet beenly he has not sworn in for another term. his opponents insist they have proof the election was stolen. -- theefeatedmdc nationd mdc spoke of a in mourning. willhave said they challenge the entire process in court. ehe court sides with mr. mugab in such matters. while the legal wrangling may
start ups. in washington d.c. they only hate you when your successful. then we're going to open it up to the audience. as - >> we work with people all over the united states. we have an intelligent to do that we're suppliers there and we get to them and explain the how and why and what to do. and that's another way to leverage our networks and our stories to be able to do that. and march for innovation that's a great thing it's allblast about how easy it is to do those things. i take every opportunity to be out there talking to people because numbers are great bs but as human nature it's better to put a face to a story and i encourage you to all do that. our start up was because we decided to get together and do that. he's from kansas and he takes every opportunity to talk about our stories. we have a network to make sure we keep going forward with this >> thank you we're going to go to questions from the audience. we're going to start with a few partners. first bob who's president and ceo of the san francisco chamber and if i'm not imposing too much we have others to the extent we
from washington. >> reporter: good news for summer travelers. gas prices are coming down. the national average for a gallon dropped to $3.56. at the's down a nickel from last week. >> every penny counts. every penny goes towards your budgets if other ways. >> reporter: this is just the beginning. by autumn, prices could fall to >> if it goes down, it would be great. it would be a great thing for me. i would come into the city more often with my car. >> reporter: after three straight jeers of rising prices, the gas average for next year is expected to be $3.37, the lowest average since 2010. don't look for prices to fall much more. >> the days of the national pump price below $3 is likely a thing of the past. >> reporter: just last month, gas prices shot up 15 cents in a week. today, prices are better. according to one gas survey, charleston, south carolina, has the lowest average price at $3.27. according to aaa, the price is falling because crude oil prices are lower. they predict prices will stay the same or fall more. tahman bradley, abc news, washington. >>> the father of nsa leake
. vice president, heather mcgee. i can mess it up, you are my friend. washington post host matt miller and joining us from montgomery, alabama, brian stevenson. thank you for joining us today, which is a very big deal in the days of the halls of criminal justice reform. >> my pleasure. >> brian, first your reaction to the proposed changed by the attorney general in terms of mandatory sentencing requirements. how will this change or reform our justice codes? >> i think it's a very significant development. the politics of fear and anger have paralyzed legislatures and congress and other decision making bodies. we have been watching this problem get bigger and bigger. i think it's a huge development. the prison population in 1972 was 300,000 people in the united states. today, it's 2.3 million. most of that increase is a function of mandatory drug laws and the drug policy that's created the mandatory minimums. eliminating that on the federal side has a huge impact on the length of sentences and the character of people sent to prison. i think it's a really positive step forward that i hope
snowden is criticizing washington for the handling of the nsa leak case. he says a former analyst will remain for the foreseeable future. >> the father of edward snowden says the nsa leaker is not heading back to the united get a because he will not fair trial. he says he will visit his son in russia. hasden's temporary asylum chilled russia-u.s. relations, and the political furor at home shows no sign of cooling off. before leaving for his vacation -- martha's vineyard, president obama says he will be moving the nsa to more accountability. >> i do not think mr. snowden was a patriot. oath oftrayed his office. there is a young generation that believes he is decent born. ne.re has -- is jason bour >> we have to expand these programs that are lawful and have saved lives. >> washington wants edward snowden brought back home to face justice. >> wildfires force scores of people in southern idaho. two lightnings barked fires scorching nearly 80,000 acres combined. authorities called for the mandatory evacuation of about 200 people as windy weather helps them grow. >> now your weather fo
n a tiempo silvana quiroz desde washington. >> un gran problema que se tiene que solución. >> 11 personas representan a los 11 millones de inmigrantes indocumentados y hacen algo en representación de la comunidad hispana. >> y como estarán las condiciones del tiempo. >> acá podemos ver las temperaturas actuales y al volver todo el detalle del pronóstico del tiempo. >>comienza en sacramento y sigue a bakersfield 11 manifestantes harán caminanta por los inmigrantes indocumentados. >> estas son las palabras que dijo el obispo jaime soto que bendice a las 11 personas que caminaran 300 millas en representación de los 11 millones de inmigrantes indocumentados en el país. >> nunca nos hemos separado. >> ellos temen que los separen de sus hijos. >> estoy por el dolor de los separados. >> no pude decir que no. >> una de las organizadoras dicen que caminaran entre sacramento y bakersfield con descansos. esperan que el mensaje llega a todos los californianos. hay dreamers inmigrantes indocumentados y personas legalizadas. >> no soy indocumentado pero mi familia si lo es, >> la peregrinación
on the head, even in washington. we are divided and confused on the same issue. do we get involved? can we not get involved? >> i just learned a lesson from you. you have to have a policy. you have to think about contingencies. i think of this more -- if you are on the defense, it is always of course, an american muslim, we have seen a lot of that. we are seeing some of this on an intellectual level. i have a lot of control over the discussions i have. being on the defensive, you can never get it right. the united states is on the offensive. it may be one analogy that is very of limited use. if you are in a lawsuit and the lawyer tells you do not talk as much. you could be an expert witness. it is still in your interest the -- because it is easy to get it wrong and easy to contradict something that you said before. but knowledge and research and connecting -- i do not know what is usually done there. everything you say is discoverable, even if you say it in a certain room. contradictions are not hard. we contradict ourselves. i cannot go further. >> we know that at the noon press briefing,
who drives back and forth to washington every day because of where i live and my schedule, i tell you, being able to take the train back and forth to washington creates jobs in our community. it also saves lives from heart attacks and things like that because of the traffic problems. >> reporter: the washington station is also showing improvement. the daily average ridership reached 39,000 in the month of june an all time record. i'm pat warren, now back to you on tv hill. >> since 2007, $532 million have been invested in mark train improvements. >>> if you're waiting for someone to get home from work let's check on the roads with christie breslin at traffic control. >> hi kai hi everyone. no pick anymore in the northbound direction. heavy delays from temonium road. we have a couple of accidents that are contributing to that. on the north side interloop, westbound interloop watch for break lights from southwestern boulevard past liberty. average speed 32 miles per hour. as far as northbound 45 goes, 85 split to mountain road. other accidents include 100 eastbound at 95. 25 south boun
and tics meaning blood sucking parasites. that firly will describes the state of affairs in washington today. >> welcome back from a wild weekend income iowa full of sound and fury, signifying perhaps the way too early start of the 2016 presidential race. yes, the iowa caucuses are still more than 28 months away. but that isn't stopping those with an eye on the oval office descending on the hawkeye state. from the weekend social conservative summit to next month's steak fril featuring vice president joe biden, we will cast our gaze into the future just ahead. but we begin with the fierce urgency of now and two major developments in the area of criminal justice reform. earlier today in a major repudiation of new york's controversial stop and frisk policy, a federal judge ruled the tactic violates the constitutional rights of minorities. the judge ruled that by systematically stopping innocent people mainly blacks and latinos and searching them for contraband, stop and frisk demonstrated a widespread disregard for the fourth and 14th amendments. calling it a policy of indirect racial pro
are in washington, d.c. all you see are red caps, red shirts all over town. not so much this time. we are finally getting our money's worth in stephen strasbourg. he pitched his first complete game and it was a shutout. >> stephen strasbourg will take the mound for the final inning today. superman. complete game! what an amazing play to close it out. >> bill: direct line hit to third base and for zimmerman that could have been trouble, but he caught it, and it was all over. >> great play, he only gave up four hits and no runs. it was a very impressive performance. 11 strikeouts, he was good. >> i'm sure they were saying the right thing was done. >> maybe, he is is not pitching well. >> bill: jason dufner is having a great weekend. even though he bogeyed the last two holes he won the championship at oak hill in an impressive field. this is a guy who is as cool a s a cucumber and shows no emotion like some of the others we know, but looks can be deceiving. >> i come across as a cool customer, i guess, but there are nerves out there, especially when you're trying to win a major championship. >> bill
team from washington is investigating yesterday's shooting. they plan to interview all of the witnesses to determine exactly what happened. >>> the other major story we're following tonight, new video that reveals just how terrifying it was for residents of a colorado town when a sudden surge of flood water triggered mud slides this weekend. >> reporter: the town of manitou springs is reeling from flash floods. >> this is getting very, very bad now. this is the most terrifying thing i've ever seen. i can't stop shaking. >> reporter: new video shows water gushing at almost 30 miles per hour and pouring down highways and residential streets. >> cars floating away. >> reporter: friday's flood is one of the town's worst disasters in decades. leaving in its wake, one dead and one still missing. >> do not ever think you have enough time. when those sirens go off, go. >> repter: damaging dozens of buildings and shutting down at least 20 businesses. for the second day, crews are cleaning off mud from flood waters. and it may be days, maybe even weeks before things are back to normal. the same s
at the leadership summit. >> on the next "washington journal" mat bennett discusses the economy, immigration reform, national security and other issues. then a look at how the healthcare law will affect hospitals serving medicare patients. then the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children. "washington journal" live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> the british parliament is in recess for the summer. on monday two middle east experts talked about the future of islam groups and the future of politic after president morsi was removed from power. the middle east institute and johns hopkins school of advanced international studies hosted this event. it's about 30 minutes. >> welcome to you all. i want to urge those in backs to come up front. it's really a great honor to moderate today's panel. these are two serious experts on the question of religion and olitics. the professor of religious studies and islamic law and egyptian law. i asked him just before the eent what he did in the last life to deserve being a professor at santa barbara which is one of the best things that
. this came out yesterday on the anniversary. she's a contributing editor and writer at the washington magazine. her work has appeared in the nation, news day, new york times, mother jones, village boys, salon -- and author of two other books home fires burning, married to military for better or worse. she had traveled all over the country for a year-and-a-half to cover at the quality of the indigent today. she had to travel the count country to get here today. she came from maryland. we are very excited she's here. her well recent investigation shows inadequacy of our legal system. let's welcome her. [ applause ] >> hi, thanks for having me. i'm very excited to be here, if a bit sleepy. as he said, my new book was really an effort to take the temperature of public defense across the country and i visited a lot of public defenders offices, watched a lot of trials and discovered that there was a crisis in the court's that probably all of you are well aware of and really tried to dig in and find out what was going on and where all these problems were arising that we didn't have equal ju
leigh joins us from washington. good morning to you. and how would critics like the president to respond here? >> reporter: richard, good morning. critics would like to see the president really strike a balance as he tries to restore the public's trust, but also protect national security. even while vacationing on martha's vineyard, president obama couldn't escape a moment of apparent frustration on the golf course. back in washington, more troubles await the commander in chief. lawmakers are criticizing the president's plan to increase oversight of the nsa surveillance programs exposed by leaker edward snowden. >> he's failed to explain these programs which are lawful, which have saved lives. >> we need to do better in educating our public so they are not fearful that we, the government, are violating their privacy. >> reporter: the former director of the nsa warned added oversight could hurt a key part of the program, moving quick three protect national security. >> so you need to be careful about how many processes you put in there. >> reporter: the leaks seem to have pushed u.s./russ
. bbc news, washington. >> now to egypt where authorities have postponed plans demonstrations by supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi. security forces said the lands were made -- the plans were made to avoid bloodshed. to get a sense of what it would take to normalize the situation in cairo, i was joined earlier i from theer, an expert washington institute for near east policy. what you make of the policy to clear the camps and do nothing? indecisiveust how the security forces are and frankly that is a good thing. i think any crackdown by the security forces would be very costly. there would be many apel dead. that would force the brotherhood and others to dig their heels in further. theyat do you think that will make of this decision? >> whatever happens, the brotherhood has been pretty consistent. for them it is a matter of principle. they had their president removed. they cannot have any faith in the political process. which is why any western effort to help the situation has to look the on the brotherhood. you are just not going to get the brotherhood on board. >>
. >>> edward snowden's father is sounding off and criticizing washington for its handling of the nsa leak case. he said he's obtained the papers necessary to visit snowden in russia and says that's where the former analyst will remain for the foreseeable future. bryan mooar has the story. >> reporter: the father of edward snowden says the nsa leaker isn't headed back to the united states because he won't get a fair trial. >> as a father, i want my son to come home, if i believe that the justice so many that we should be afforded of as americans is going to be applied correctly. >> reporter: until then lon snowden says he'll visit his son in russia, snowden's temporary asylum there has chilled u.s./russian relations and the political furor here at homes shows no signs of cooling off. before leaving for his vacation on martha ans's vineyard, president obama said he'd already been moving the nsa toward more transparency and accountability. >> i don't think mr. snowden was a patriot. >> he betrayed his oath of office. there's a young generation that believe he's some kind of jason bourne and there
of the week still with mike tyson. >>> and hello again from fox news in washington. president obama has left the capital for his summer vacation. he arrived if martha's vineyard after his first full press conference in more than three months. and he made news on the government surveillance program, relations with russia, and our war against al qaeda. he is not senator john mccain, republican leader on national security who just returned from the mideast joins us now from arizona. senator, welcome back to fox news sunday. >> thank you, chris. >> president obama said friday he wants to reform the government's surveillance program. add safe guards. make the whole program more transparent. republican congressman pete king, a member of the house intelligence committee, said this. that he called it a monumental failure of war time leadership. senator mccain was right. >> i think it's pretty clear that there's been failures throughout that have led to mr. snowden now being granted asylum in russia. there is now a large percentage of americans, particularly young americans, who view mr. snowden as s
, washington, d.c., where c salesman -- c-span is. we got tired of the rat race. we moved to bat bahamas. we bought a flat in london, we move there had. then we moved book orlando and where our kids crew up. now i live in new york, the financial center of the world. meanwhile, i've been writing an investment news letter since 1980. i have written about twenty five books. i taught at colombia university. now i'm teaching at the penitentiary which is an incredible experience. i've had a varied life. married, five children, my wife, jo ann, runs anthem film festival here. we live a really fun life. it's constantly changing. >> host: we are booktv. belle talking about your newest book. first of all, teaching at sing sing. what is that? >> guest: it's part of mercy college. it's a non-- privately funded education. four-year college degree program for the hard-core inmates who are in there for murder or worse, and they can get a college degree so when they do get out, they will have some kind of skill, you know, the biggest problem is recriticism. they don't have a skill so they go back to what th
their own congressman. they had their own people in washington d.c. in the statehouse here. dawson was a black mayor so to speak they delivered thousands and thousands of votes for the democratic party and after talking to people, the way it was explained to me was the city allowed was happy the outfit or encourage the outfit to attack black policy gambling in particular, the black form of the lottery and black gambling because they were afraid the money would be used to elect a black mayor, but they could've had had a harold washington 30 years before harold washington. so stop and think about how having gangsters was purposefully useful to the reigning political machine, groups that could do their bidding if they couldn't solve a problem politically, they can solve it violently so to speak. >> will get to questions in a minute. inevitably asked about the state of things today. from reading your book come you and i agree interviewing various people the number of hard-core active members today is probably around maybe 100. >> if there are 100 i don't what they do. where is that? fi
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